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January 29th, 2019
Rights and Privileges a HUGE difference

By Donald E. de Castro

“Too old to be intimidated”

For years, here in The Virgin Islands, there is a continuous conversation by so many people in regards to children being born in this Territory by expatriate parents and about the length of time that so many expatriates have been here and cannot get Belongers Status. So while this conversation continues, I will list a number of Rights & Privileges to add to this conversation.

January 26th, 2019
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Hon Mark H. Vanterpool a lonely man?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was yesterday, Friday, January 25, 2019, around 5:20 PM that our roving camera caught the Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, the representative of the Fourth District sitting in the middle of Road Town, the district he represents.

January 26th, 2019
Demographics: The 800-pound gorilla in the room

By Dickson C. Igwe

The Virgin Islands population mix, demographic, and migration patterns, and how these are used in Julius Caesar’s campaign, is the great unmentionable in the room.

January 25th, 2019
Oops rough seas, boaters beware!

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - A few days ago The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued a warning of high surf imminent going into this weekend, Saturday, January 26, 2019.

January 25th, 2019
Gordon J. D. Callender dies following MASA drama

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After a week of drama that saw his brother staging a one-man protest about his treatment over a request to be medically transported to his homeland of Trinidad & Tobago (T&T), retired educator Gordon Junior Dennis Callender has died.

January 23rd, 2019
Life-threatening waves set to hit VI – DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service through the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has issued a high surf advisory for the VI with high surf imminent from tomorrow, Thursday, January 24, 2019.

January 23rd, 2019
Penn-Sallah lambasts NDP over tent schools, no library

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC OBE, is lambasting the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith (AL) over its inaction is key sectors of the Territory.

January 21st, 2019
Man protests condition of brother; Says MASA refusing service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - This morning Monday, January 21, 2019, at about 8:15 AM, Mr David Callender, the brother of former Althea Scatliffe Primary School Principal, staged a one-man protest.

January 20th, 2019
USVI ‘eating our lunch’ - Walwyn tells rally audience

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Embattled Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn, appears to be brewing war with sister Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI)—the United States Virgin Islands (USVI)—over some comments he made at a recent NDP rally.

January 19th, 2019
The Virgin Islands General Election of 2019 Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. Will the two-party culture of the Virgin Islands end at the 2019 General Election? This Old Boy does not believe so. However, there is a growing chorus, that party politics has failed the Virgin Islands. And that the 2019 General Election may well be the ‘swan song’ of two-party politics in the territory. Is there validity to that assertion?

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